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3. trial balance
4. also t.b.
a. tubercle bacillus
The symbol for terbium.
1. (Commerce) trial balance
2. (Pathology) Also: TB tuberculosis
the chemical symbol for
(Elements & Compounds) terbium
1. (Military) torpedo boat
2. (Pathology) Also: tb tuberculosis
1. tubercle bacillus.
The symbol for terbium.
Abbreviation of tuberculosis
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|Noun||1.||Tb - a metallic element of the rare earth group; used in lasers; occurs in apatite and monazite and xenotime and ytterbite|
metal, metallic element - any of several chemical elements that are usually shiny solids that conduct heat or electricity and can be formed into sheets etc.
apatite - a common complex mineral consisting of calcium fluoride phosphate or calcium chloride phosphate; a source of phosphorus
gadolinite, ytterbite - a mineral that is a source of rare earths; consists of silicates of iron and beryllium and cerium and yttrium and erbium
monazite - a reddish-brown mineral containing rare earth metals; an important source of thorium and cerium
|2.||TB - infection transmitted by inhalation or ingestion of tubercle bacilli and manifested in fever and small lesions (usually in the lungs but in various other parts of the body in acute stages)|
infectious disease - a disease transmitted only by a specific kind of contact
Pott's disease - TB of the spine with destruction of vertebrae resulting in curvature of the spine
miliary tuberculosis - acute tuberculosis characterized by the appearance of tiny tubercles on one or more organs of the body (presumably resulting from tubercle bacilli being spread in the bloodstream)
phthisis, pulmonary tuberculosis, wasting disease, white plague, consumption - involving the lungs with progressive wasting of the body
king's evil, scrofula, struma - a form of tuberculosis characterized by swellings of the lymphatic glands
lupus vulgaris - tuberculosis of the skin; appears first on the face and heals slowly leaving deep scars
|3.||Tb - a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabits or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bits|
|4.||TB - a unit of information equal to 1000 gigabytes or 10^12 (1,000,000,000,000) bytes|
|5.||TB - a unit of information equal to 1024 gibibytes or 2^40 (1,099,511,627,776) bytes|
GiB, gibibyte, gigabyte, GB, G - a unit of information equal to 1024 mebibytes or 2^30 (1,073,741,824) bytes